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Recent OSEP Letters of Import

This past year, the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) of the United States Department of Education issued a number of guidance letters that may be of use to Impartial Hearing Officers. Although OSEP always cautions that its responses to inquiries are...


A recent case of interest is Burke v. Hillsborough County School Board, No. 8:17–CV–993–T–33JSS, 2018 WL 1139064, 71 IDELR 187 (M.D. Fla. Mar. 2, 2018), appeal filed, No. 18-11257 (11th Cir. Mar. 29, 2018). The case involved a gifted third grader with autism who was...

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